Browsing Other Sport

Missy Franklin

Swimming Gold Medal Count of the 2013 World Championships

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

As always, the United States finish on top of the Swimming World Championships, leading the gold and total medal count, with Missy Franklin emerging as the big star of the pool for the women, winning a total of six gold medals despite only recently turning 18. More

Katie Ledecky

World Records Set in the 2013 Swimming World Championships

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

In the post special suits era of swimming you don’t expect too many records to be broken in the World Championships, and yet it happened six times in Barcelona, all by women swimmers, with Lithuanian sensation Ruta Meilutyte and another 16-year old, Katie Ledecky, both breaking two records during the meet, with Yulia Yefimova and Rikke Moller Pedersen adding a world record each. More

Eric Cantona Penalty

Eric Cantona Shines in Le Choc With Brilliant Rugby Penalty

Posted on 18 Jul, 2013, by in Rugby, Soccer

We’re hoping that the exhibition match between Marseille and Toulon, done for charity and showcased one half of soccer and another half played by Rugby Union rule, known as ‘Le Choc’, is the beginning of a wonderful tradition, and hopefully it will involve Eric Cantona as a part-time referee the next time this happens. More

Pacquiao Rios

Manny Pacquiao – A Fight to Stay Relevant & Save a Career

Posted on 16 Jul, 2013, by in Boxing

When Manny Pacquiao steps into the ring with Brandon Rios, he won’t be fighting to impress. It’ll be about remaining relevant as a big-time, big-money PPV fighter, not to mention possibly resurrecting his career after two straight losses and one humiliating knockout against Juan Manuel Marquez. More

LeBron James Trayvon Martin Shoes

Athletes Reacting to George Zimmerman Walking Free On Killing Trayvon Martin

Posted on 15 Jul, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

It’s easy to understand the outcry for injustice after George Zimmerman walked away without a judicial scratch from shooting and killing Trayvon Martin, who probably dies simply for being born with the wrong skin color and wearing the wrong clothes on a day Zimmerman was out patrolling the neighborhood. As expected, the outcry through social media came with responses from celebrities, including athletes from the NBA and the NFL. More

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt & Juan Manuel Marquez – No Surprise If They Are Doping Too

Posted on 15 Jul, 2013, by in Other Sport

Every time an athlete gets caught using performance enhancing drugs immediately takes us to the best in the business. Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell testing positive doesn’t mean Usain Bolt has been cheating as well, but it wouldn’t be very surprising, especially now, to find out he has been doing it for years. More

Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay – Track & Field Is Running Out of Clean Runners

Posted on 14 Jul, 2013, by in Other Sport

People love seeing champions fall, but legally. Tyson Gay looked like the one who was going to be able to challenge Usain Bolt in the world championships, but withdrew from the competition after admitting he tested positive for an unknown banned substance. More

Andy Murray Wimbledon champion

On Andy Murray Winning Wimbledon & The Number 7

Posted on 10 Jul, 2013, by in Tennis

While the shock, joy and awe of watching Andy Murray become the first British Wimbledon champion in nearly 80 years is slowly fading away, it’s amazing to see an interesting coincidence involving Murray winning the title with the number 7. More

Andy Murray Wimbledon

Andy Murray Beats Novak Djokovic to Become the 2013 Wimbledon Champion

Posted on 7 Jul, 2013, by in Tennis

It took Andu Murray seven years to win his first grand slam title, and less than a year later to become the first British player in 77 years to win the title at Wimbledon, showing, not for the first time, that he belongs in the so called top 4, beating Novak Djokovic for yet another major championship. More

Bryan Brothers

Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan and the Bryan Slam

Posted on 7 Jul, 2013, by in Tennis

By beating Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in the Men’s Doubles 2013 Wimbledon Final, the Bryan brothers (Bob & Mike) are now the first pair ever to retain all four grand slam titles at the same time, not to mention being the Olympic gold medalists as well. More